Tag Archives: MSPB

House Lawmakers Want Biden to Name Nominees to Merit Systems Protection Board

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Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., chairman of the House Oversight and Reform’s government operations subcommittee, and Rep. Jody Hice, R-Ga., ranking member of the House subpanel, have called on President Biden to nominate members to the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB). Hice and Connolly said MSPB has lacked a quorum since Jan. 2017 and has been without a single member on the board since March 2019. 

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Merit Systems Protection Board Seeks Increase From President’s Budget Request

The Merit Systems Protection Board filed a bypass request with Congress seeking $46.8M in funds for 2020, reflecting a $4.6M increase from the president’s proposed budget. MSPB said in its congressional budget justification the president’s budget request of $42.3M represents a 10 percent cut to the board’s current funding level and would result in a workforce reduction if enacted.

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Report: MSPB Suspends Arbitration of Pentagon Layoff Appeals

The Merit Systems Protection Board has suspended the arbitration of layoff requests from Pentagon employees,  roughly 650,000 of whom have been furloughed as a result of sequestration, Government Executive reported Monday. Kellie Lunney writes the furlough appeals filed by Defense Department workers account for more than 90 percent of  30,400 requests the …

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